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ASN Kidney Week: Research uncovers why dialysis and transplant patients are...

People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from COVID-19—and new...

ASN Kidney Week: Study indicates substantial discrepancies between kidney function assessments

New research presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week (2–7 November 2021, virtual) indicates that substantial discrepancies exist between two major...
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Benefits of percutaneous fistula creation further bolstered by five-year Ellipsys data

The Ellipsys vascular access system (Avenu Medical/Medtronic) can be used to easily and safely create durable percutaneous arteriovenous fistulas (pAVFs) for haemodialysis—with new, long-term...

ASN Kidney Week: High-impact clinical trials yield results with capacity to...

The results of several high-impact clinical trials with the potential to impact kidney-related medical care in the future were presented at this year’s American...
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Nationwide survey indicates hesitancy among US dialysis patient groups over COVID-19...

A nationwide survey distributed among 150 randomly selected dialysis facilities in the USA has found that a “substantial proportion” of patients receiving in-centre haemodialysis...
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New scoring system measures health-related quality of life in kidney failure...

Results from a new study support the validity of a score that considers various patient-reported measures and preferences for assessing health-related quality of life,...